VOL. 124 | NO. 4 | Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Mental health professionals welcome a new federal law intended to expand access to the care they provide, but some worry that the legislation could have a reverse effect.
Back in October, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., stood before an audience of bankers, civic leaders and businesspeople at the University of Memphis and defended his vote for the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government estimated Tuesday that it will spend $6.5 million by the end of January in salaries and other administrative costs for the $700 billion financial rescue program.
Seeing the FedEx planes line the Memphis sky each night or driving past the city’s countless distribution centers are reminders that Memphis International Airport plays a prominent role in the city’s economy.
Tina McDowell has been promoted to director of radiology at Methodist University Hospital. She served as the manager of diagnostic radiology at MUH for the past six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure of the U.S. services sector improved slightly in December, beating analysts' estimates, but pending home sales and factory orders both fell more than expected and the overall economic outlook remains grim.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Congress opened for business at the stroke of noon on Tuesday, eager to join President-elect Barack Obama in tackling the worst economic crisis in generations. Democrats celebrated last fall's election gains in the House and Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government said Monday it had supplied another $15 billion to seven U.S. banks in the latest round of payments from the $700 billion rescue fund.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of UPS Inc.'s U.S. package operations is retiring and will be replaced by a company executive who oversees regional operations in Canada and all of Latin America, the world's largest shipping carrier said Tuesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Shares of Nucor Corp. fell sharply Tuesday as an analyst cut her profit estimates and downgraded the steel maker, which she said has little room for margin expansion in a shrinking market.
DETROIT (AP) - After a year in which U.S. auto sales tumbled 18 percent and GM had its worst year in nearly a half-century amid slack demand fueled by a terrible economic outlook and growing job worries, automakers are reluctant to predict when a recovery might occur.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Federal prosecutors in West Tennessee say two men charged with threatening President-elect Barack Obama are wasting time with claims they were improperly indicted.